Symptoms of HPV
Genital HPV symptoms in men and women include the appearance of flat lesions or cauliflower shaped warts along with itching, bleeding and discharge. In women, HPV symptoms include warts in the vagina, vulva or the cervix. However, in men the warts may appear on the tip of the penis, groin, scrotum or inner thigh. The other Human Papilloma Virus symptoms in women include
- Cervical or vaginal dysplasia or
- Recurring respiratory papillomatosis.
- Even though the genital warts are painless they may be very bothersome due to their location, size and also itching.
- Men and women with genital warts will quite often complain about itching, painless bumps and discharge. Apart from this history of any previous or concurrent sexually transmitted diseases.
- In some cases the warts are visible in more than one area.
If you have symptoms of genital warts, it is important that you seek an appointment with your doctor and discuss treatment options. If you have bleeding warts that cannot be controlled by direct pressure should be seen by a medical practitioner. Warts that are obstructing your urethral opening and causing difficulty in urinating should be treated as an emergency situation and should be treated very quickly.